“Good day, of us. Rita and I are down right here in Australia. We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches. Rita had some chills that got here and went. Slight fevers too. To play issues proper, as is required on the planet proper now, we have been examined for the Coronavirus, and have been discovered to be optimistic,” the 63-year-old actor wrote in a assertion on Twitter.
He continued, “Effectively, now. What to do subsequent? The Medical Officers have protocols that have to be adopted. We Hanks’ shall be examined, noticed, and remoted for so long as public well being and security requires. Not rather more to it than a one-day-at-a-time strategy, no? We’ll preserve the world posted and up to date. Maintain yourselves!”
Hanks and Wilson, 63, have been in Australia filming an untitled Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann. Hanks performs Presley’s supervisor Colonel Tom Parker.
Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, provided a press release to Deadline.
“Now we have been made conscious that an organization member from our Elvis function movie, which is at present in pre-production in The Gold Coast, Australia, has examined optimistic for COVID-19 (coronavirus).”
The assertion continued, explaining that the corporate is working with professionals to “establish and get in touch with” these uncovered to the virus.
“The well being and security of our firm members is all the time our high precedence, and we are taking precautions to guard everybody who works on our productions all over the world,” stated the assertion.
Within the message, Warner Bros. confirmed that “the person who examined optimistic for COVID-19 is at present receiving remedy.”
The information of the diagnoses got here after a tumultuous few days for the leisure trade following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Equally, the discharge date for “No Time to Die,” the upcoming James Bond flick, was pushed again to November.
Recreation exhibits and late-night speak exhibits have elected to continue filming with out reside studio audiences, and “Survivor” has delayed the production of its upcoming season by a number of months.
Standard teen drama “Riverdale” has additionally suspended manufacturing after “a member of the manufacturing got here into contact with somebody who lately examined optimistic,” per Variety.
The still-untitled biopic at present is slated for an October 2021 launch date.
Reps for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.